Program Descriptions

Related Services

Available at Grade Levels:   K-12

Description of Program: Related services are designed for students who need educationally related therapies including: speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, adapted physical education, or counseling.  Related services may be provided to students 1 to 5 times per week and are generally provided in 30 minute increments.

Supports for Staff: The related service provider communicates with the student’s teacher(s) regarding instructional modifications, classroom accommodations and test accommodations related to the students condition and seeks information about the students’ needs and progress in the classroom setting from them to guide therapy goals.

Supports for Parents/Families: The related service provider informs parents of the structure and routine of the therapy program at the beginning of the school year, provides suggestions for activities that can be done at home to support the child’s development or progress of the IEP and provides a report of the student’s progress on IEP goals with the same frequency as the general education teachers.

 

Indirect Consultant Teacher Services

Available at Grade Levels: K-12

Description of Program:  A Special Education Teacher provides consultation to general education teacher(s) of specified subjects for a minimum of 2 hours per week regarding the student’s needs for instructional modifications, classroom accommodations, and test accommodations related to their disability.  This program is designed for students with a low level of academic or behavior support needs.

Supports for Staff: A Special Education teacher provides support to staff working with the student. The Special Education Teacher also provides case management and coordination services between the various staff members working with the student.

Supports for Parents/Families: A Special Education Teacher provides information to parents regarding activities that could be done at home to support the child’s progress in the regular education curriculum and provides a report of the student’s progress towards achieving the IEP goals with the same frequency as the general education teachers.  The Special Education Teacher also provides a point of contact for parents to coordinate sharing of information and to address any difficulties that may arise and acts as a case manager for the student.

 

Direct Consultant Teacher Services

Available at Grade Levels: K-12

Description of Program:  A Special Education Teacher provides consultation to students and/or general education teacher(s) of specified subjects for a minimum of 2 hours per week regarding the student’s needs for instructional modifications, classroom accommodations, and test accommodations related to their disability.  This program is designed for students with a low level of academic or behavior support needs.

Supports for Staff: A Special Education teacher provides support to staff working with the student. The Special Education Teacher also provides case management and coordination services between the various staff members working with the student.

Supports for Parents/Families: A Special Education Teacher provides information to parents regarding activities that could be done at home to support the child’s progress in the regular education curriculum and provides a report of the student’s progress towards achieving the IEP goals with the same frequency as the general education teachers.  The Special Education Teacher also provides a point of contact for parents to coordinate sharing of information and to address any difficulties that may arise and acts as a case manager for the student.

 

Special Class

Available at Grade Levels K-8

Description of Program: The Special Class programs are designed for students smaller who need a smaller, more structured setting which allows for more individualzed attention. Classes provide additional support with a smaller student to teacher ratio.  Students are challenged to work to their fullest potential while being provided with modifications in instruction that help them learn the Common Core skills necessary for academic success.  The Special Class programs foster the development of self-control, self-confidence,and academic growth.  Students in Special Classes have various opportunities to join their peers in the general education setting throughout the day.  Many of the classes work directly with a general education class and strive to increase their interaction as the school year progresses.  Special Classes are designed to meet the unique needs of each student.